India vs Pakistan, Highlights, ICC U19 World Cup Semi-final: India Crush Pak By 203 Runs, Face Australia In Final
Highlights of Under 19 World Cup Semi-final India vs Pakistan: India registered a comprehensive victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second semifinal of the ICC U-19 World Cup.
India registered a commanding win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final of the Under-19 World Cup today. After India put up a competitive score of 272 for nine on board, they bundled out their opponents for a paltry 69 runs and entered their sixth final of the tournament. Ishan Porel ran through the Pakistan batting order as he finished the match with figures of 4 for 17. He was ably supported by Shiva Singh and Riyan Parag, who took two wickets each. For Pakistan, Rohail Nazir (18) scored the highest. Earlier, Shubman Gill starred with the bat for India as he remained unbeaten 102 runs. The Indian opening duo of Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra stitched an opening partnership of 89 runs before the Indian skipper Prithvi was run out by Muhammad Musa for 41 runs. Manjot soon followed his skipper back to the pavilion after getting caught by Rohail Nazir off Musa's delivery for 47 runs. Shubman Gill yet again showed his batting prowess as he hit his fourth half-century on the trot in this tournament. SCORECARD
Highlights India vs Pakistan ICC Under 19 World Cup Semi-Final straight from Hagley Oval, Christchurch
09:17 IST: Thank you for joining us for the live blog.
09:15 IST: And it is done! India beat arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 to enter the U-19 World Cup final for the sixth time. The Prithvi Shaw-led team will face Australia in the final.
09:10 IST: OUT! Saad, going down the wicket yet again, fails to connect the ball, Harvik Desai behind the stumps quickly whips the bails off in a flash. India one wicket away from entering their sixth U-19 final.
09:08 IST: FOUR! Saad Khan comes down the track and smashes Anukul ROy over mid-off for a boundary. Powerful shot from Saad.
09:05 IST: SIX! Musa, down on one knee, clobbers Shiva for a huge maximum over long-off.
08:44 IST: Shubman Gill pulls off a stunning catch to dismiss Hasan Khan as Pakistan lose their 7th wicket. Pakistan 45/7
08:38 IST: OUT! Pakistan in all sorts of trouble after losing their sixth wicket. Rohail Nazir departs after Shubman Gill takes a good catch off Riyan Parag's delivery. Pakistan 41/6
08:32 IST: OUT! Pakistan in trouble after losing its fifth wicket. Mohammad Taha departs for 4 runs. Pakistan 37/5
08:29 IST: Just the 8 runs in the last five overs. The run rate is increasing every passing hour. Rohail Nazir is on 14 runs.
08:04 IST: OUT! Pakistan lose their fourth wicket as Ammad Alam departs as Shivam Mavi takes an easy catch. Pakistan 28/4
Mighty impressed with this young side. Especially the fielding. And good to see that young Indian bowlers want to bowl quick.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 30, 2018
08:02 IST: Kamlesh Nagarkoti bowls a maiden over. Pakistan are struggling to get runs here. Three wickets inside the first ten overs have stunned them. Pakistan 28/3
07:56 IST: FOUR! Top edge. Ammad Alam gets off the mark with a boundary after 12 balls. Pakistan 28/3
07:49 IT: Ishan Porel has taken all the three Pakistan wickets while Shivam Mavi has bowled three maidens of the four overs.Superb bowling. Impressive bowling by the Indians. Pakistan 23/3
07:46 IST: OUT! Pakistan lose their third wicket as Ali Zaryab departs for a single run. A good catch by India skipper Prithvi Shaw. The ball kept low but Prithvi ensured he took it cleanly. Pakistan 20/3
07:43 IST: Pakistan need another 253 more runs to win from 43 overs.
07:35 IST: OUT! Pakistan lose their second wicket as Imran Shah departs for 2 runs. A terrific catch. Pakistan in trouble now as India bowlers have dealt an early blow to the Pakistan openers. Pakistan 14/2
India have made the perfect start in defending their 272/9 with Ishan Porel taking the first three Pakistan wickets within the powerplay! #U19CWC #PAKvIND LIVEhttps://t.co/aTD1zG1zCU pic.twitter.com/LLncN0Ayd0— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) January 30, 2018
07:26 IST: OUT! Ishan Porel sends Muhammad Zaid Alam packing to the pavilion. A brilliant improvised catch at the boundary by Shivam Mavi. Pakistan 10/1
07:21 IST: Another good over by Shivam Mavi. Just one run off it. Pakistan 7/0 in 3 overs
07:16 IST: Ishan Porel bowls the second over for India. Pakistan open their run account. Six runs from the over with a four off the last ball. Pakistan 6/0 in 2 overs
Glued to the TV! Come on boys, you got this iA #U19CWC— Shoaib Malik (@realshoaibmalik) January 30, 2018
07:11 IST: Superb first over by Shivam. Excellent carry towards the keeper and lucky escape for Imran. Maiden over. Pakistan 0/0
07:09 IST: The Indians are out in the field to defend their score. Muhammad Zaid Alam and Imran Shah are Pakistan's openers. Shivam Mavi begins the proceedings for India
06:59 IST: Pakistan need 273 runs to win the game.
06:42 IST: India finish their innings with 272 runs on board for the loss of 9 wickets.
06:38 IST: 100 up for Shubman Gill as he is the first Indian in this edition to score a century. He was prolific throughout his innings and was unbeaten on 102 runs as India posted a modest total of 272/9 in 50 overs
06:34 IST: OUT! Shiva Singh is out LBW. Full length delivery. India 267/9
06:33 IST: Shubman Gill is now on 99 at the non-striker end with three balls remaining.
06:28 IST: Back-to-back fours. Shivam Mavi played some exquisite shots.
06:26 IST: Final two overs left. Shubman Gill is on 95 runs. A quick single takes him to 96. Will he get to his century? India 254/7
06:18 IST: OUT! Kamlesh Nagarkoti is clean bowled. Inside edge, body and then straight to the stumps. India 242/7
06:13 IST: FOUR! Excellent placement. Shubman Gill opens the face of the bat and uses his wrist to full perfection. India 238/6
06:11 IST: OUT! India lose their 6th wicket as Anukul departs for 33 runs. Good bouncer by Musa and well taken catch by Rohail Nazir. India 234/6
06:09 IST: Muhammad Musa returns for Pakistan.
06:08 IST: FOUR! Poor bowling. Superb shot on the shorter side at deep mid wicket by Shubman Gill. He is now batting on 76. India 232/5
06:04 IST: Hasan Khan finishes his spell of 10 overs. No wickets for him but has been economical. India 223/5
05:58 IST: Final 8 overs left. India will look to up the ante now as they look to reach a competitive total. India 213/5
05:50 IST: FOUR! Driven towards the deep extra cover by Anukul Roy. India 202/5
05:45 IST: FOUR! Strong bottom hand. A superb shot by Anukul Sudhakar Roy. These are valuable runs as there isn't much batting left for the Indians after this. Shubman Gill has been sensational at the other end. India 197/5
05:39 IST: Arshad Iqbal completes his ten overs spell. Finishes with figures of 3/51. The Pakistan bowlers have been brilliant especially Arshad who took three quick to peg India back. India 188/5
05:33 IST: Fifty up for Shubman Gill. A gritty innings by the in-form batsman. His fourth fifty on the trot. India 175/6
05:20 IST: OUT! India lose their 5th wicket as Abhishek Sharma departs. Harvik Desai, Riyan Parag, Abhishek fall in quick succession as Pakistan peg India back with their lethal bowling. India 167/5
05:12 IST: OUT! India lose their 4th wicket as Riyan Parag departs. Arshad Iqbal takes his second of the match. A good length delivery wide outside off but Parag edges it to the keeper. India 156/4
Arshad Iqbal has claimed the wickets of Harvik Desai and Riyan Parag in the space of 6 balls - can Pakistan now claim control with India 156/4 in the 32nd over? #U19CWC #PAKvIND LIVE https://t.co/aTD1zG1zCU pic.twitter.com/BcCSFCTHMq— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) January 29, 2018
05:03 IST: OUT! A short ball but Harvik Desai failed to get the elevation and gets caught by the point fielder. India lose their 3rd wicket as Desai departs for 20 runs. Saad Khan takes a good catch off Arshad Iqbal's delivery. India 148/3
05:01 IST: Arshad Iqbal returns for Pakistan with the ball. Shubman and Desai are looking set. The former is continuing his sublime form.
05:00 IST: 51-run partnership off 66 balls for Shubman and Harvik. They have done well after the double departure of Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra. Credit also to Pakistan bowlers especially Taha and Zaryab have restricted the Indian batsmen by stalling their scoring-rate. India 147/2
04:52 IST: NO BALL! Free Hit! Mohammad Taha oversteps and luckily only a single for Desai. India 140/2
04:49 IST: FOUR! Shubman keeps it along the ground to play it along the mid wicket fielder. Timing was perfect. Zaryab pitches a short pitched delivery and deserves the necessary treatment. India 135/2
04:44 IST: Zaryab bowls his third over. Has given 14 runs in his two overs. India are currently scoring an a run-rate of 5.31 runs per over. Shubman and Desai are tryinng to rebuild the Indian innings. India 124/2
04:35 IST: Ali Zaryab is the new bowler for Pakistan. Gets welcomed with a boundary. Shubman is showing his batting prowess here. A classy shot with minimal movements. A very upright shot and this lad makes batting look very easy. India 112/2
04:34 IST: FOUR! Smashed over the mid wicket by Shubman Gill. Had a lot of time to hit the shot off Muhammad Musa. Since losing the openers Prithvi and Manjot, Pakistan have clawed their way into this match. Another wicket here will give them additional confidence after few fielding lapses earlier. India 106/2 in 20 overs
Kalra has nicked it to the keeper. India lose their second wicket in succession as the openers are back after a solid opening stand of 89.— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) January 29, 2018
Shubman & Harvik at the crease with the score reading 102/2 (19.2).#INDvPAK #U19CWC
04:28 IST: 100 up for India vs Pakistan in 18.2 overs
04:22 IST: OUT! India lose their second wicket as Manjot Kalra departs for 47 runs. Harvik Desai is the new batsman. Two new batsmen for India. Pakistan clawing their way back into this game. Rohail Nazir takes an easy catch off Muhammad Musa's ball. India 96/2
04:15 IST: Hassan Khan is back for Pakistan. The slow left-arm bowler wants to take another wicket. An attacking field set by the Pakistan skipper.
04:14 IST: Shubman off the mark with a single. India 90/1 in 16 overs
04:08 IST: WICKET! OUT! Fourth time lucky, Run-out. A good dive by Prithvi but decision goes in Pakistan's favour. Decision gone to the third umpire and it rules the Indian skipper out. Has the bat crossed the line or is it on the air. Shubman Gill is the new batsman. India 89/1
WATCH: After a rapid start India have lost two wickets in quick succession, with captain Prithvi Shaw run out by the tightest of margins!— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) January 29, 2018
https://t.co/CgtuZFWrRj#PAKvIND #U19CWC pic.twitter.com/SMCvdzEDWm
Wicket! Shaw makes the ground but the bat remains in the air. Unfortunate run out as he falls short of a well deserved half century.— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) January 29, 2018
Shubman Gill joins our Daredevil Manjot Kalra (47* of 57) at the crease.
94/1 (17 overs)
04:06 IST: A beautiful looking shot by Manjot. A powerful straight drive but well stopped at the boundary. Prithvi is playing with fire with his running. Three runs. The skipper survives. India 88/0 in 15.2 overs
04:04 IST: Arshad Iqbal begins his 5th over with a wide ball. Indian openers look set while the Pakistan bowlers have failed to break this partnership which has now reached to 81 runs.
03:55 IST: Manjot clobs it to the short leg for a single. Pakistan need some inspiration from their bowlers. India 77/0 in 13 overs
03:51 IST: Shaheen Afridi bowls a decent over. Gives away only 4 runs. India still on top while Pakistan in desperate need of a wicket. India 72/0 in 12 overs
03:47 IST: SIX! First of the night. Dragged a little too short and very inviting. Indian skipper Prithvi pumps it over long on for a maximum. India 67/0 in 10.4 overs
03:44 IST: 10 overs up. Indian openers are steady at the crease. Survived a few scares but they have batted well in the first powerplay. India 59/0 in 10 overs
03:41 IST: Another run-out opportunity lost. Two run-outs and two catches dropped. Will this haunt them later?
03:37 IST: DROPPED! The slip fielder drops it. Slightly tough. Manjot survives again. India 57/0 in 9 overs
03:34 IST: 50 up for India. What a way to bring up the fifty for his team. With a boundary, flashed at the point by Manjot. He is now on 28 runs already. India 52/0 in 7.4 overs
03:32 IST: Dropped! Manjot survives. It was a sitter. Opportunity lost for Pakistan. First slip fielder drops it. India 47/0 in 7.3 overs
03:28 IST: FOUR! Pakistan skipper Hassan Khan taken the responsibility to take wickets but gets welcomed with a boundary by Manjot. Poor delivery. India is dealing in boundaries it seems.
03:27 IST: FOUR! Its Prithvi Shaw picking up the boundaries now. Drives towards the point region for a four. Shaheen Afridi's introduction isn't helping Pakistan much. India 39/0 in 6 overs
03:19 IST: FOUR! Its raining boundaries at the moment. A freebie by Arshad for the left-hander Manjot who is hitting boundaries at will now. A good delivery to make up for the earlier loose ball. A boundary to end the last over. But wait, its a no ball by the Pakistan pacer. Nothing going his way. Free Hit. Sliced away by Manjot, 13 runs off the over. India 34/0 in 5 overs
03:18 IST: FOUR! Straight to the cover fielder. Muhammad Musa is at the receiving end. Manjot is now getting on the attacking mode. Impressive batting by the Indian openers. India 21/0 in 4 overs
03:12 IST: FOUR! Second four of the innings. Short and hit towards the offside boundary by Manjot. A good opening exchange between the batsmen and bowlers. India 13/0 in 3 overs
03:08 IST: FOUR! First boundary. A good shot by the Indian captain. Sees the space outside off stump and punches it towards the boundary. India 7/0 in 2 overs
03:05 IST: Muhammad Musa bowls the second over. Manjot takes a single off the third ball. Nervous single, pushed it towards the offside.
03:03 IST: First over up. Last ball fetches two runs for the Indian skipper. Cautious by Prithvi, saw off the first five balls then played it on the offside to take two runs. India 2/0 in 1 over
03:01 IST: No runs off the first three balls. Prithvi is looking to defend and see how the ball behaves.
03:00 IST: Manjot Kalra and India u-19 skipper Prithvi Shaw are the openers for the India u-19 team. Pakistan's Arshad Iqbal will begin the proceedings with the new ball.
02:58 IST: A must-win encounter for either sides. The conditions are excellent for batting.
02:56 IST: We are moments away from the first delivery to be bowled.
02:55 IST: Both teams along with the match officials walk towards the field of play. Proud moment for both the teams as their respective National Anthems are being played.
02:46 IST: Here's the list of both the squads
INDIA U-19 XI: P Shaw, M Kalra, S Gill, H Desai, R Parag, A Sharma, A Roy, K Nagarkoti, S Mavi, S Singh, I Porel
PAKISTAN U-19 XI: M Alam, I Shah, R Nazir, A Zaryab, M Taha, A Alam, S Khan, H Khan, M Musa, S Afridi, A Iqbal
02:35 IST: India U-19 captain Prithvi Shaw wins toss, elects to bat first against Pakistan U-19 team in the semi-final match
02:18 IST: We are 40 minutes away from the anticipated semi-final clash.
01:40 IST: Hello and welcome to the live updates of the semi-final match between India under-19 and Pakistan under-19 team in the Under-19 World Cup
Earlier, three-time champions India thumped Australia, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe to top Group B. While India face Pakistan in the semi-finals, Australia have already booked their spot in the final by beating Afghanistan in the other semi-final. The young Indian guns would also be high on confidence, having secured potentially life-changing deals at the IPL auction with their performances in the World Cup. India on Friday had thrashed Bangladesh by 131 runs in the quarterfinal of the ICC Under-19 World Cup held at Queenstown.